Featuring: Akintunde Ahmed. Photo by: Michael Short, The Chronicle

Double Take: Stereotypes of a Smart Kid : Akintunde Ahmad

“No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid,” said  actress Lupita Nyong’o recently as she accepted her first Oscar win at the 2014 Academy Awards. Everyone in the audience was teary-eyed. When the underdog wins it gives people hope that they too can get recognition for their achievements. Many of us urbanites can identify [...]

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Movers, Shakers & World Changing Women

  Hundreds of women, young and old gather in Centennial Hall at the Newark Public Library in NJ to have their voices heard at the 2nd Annual State of the 21st Century Black Woman Empowerment Conference hosted by the Beta Alpha Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The conference was held in the [...]

Lead. Be Brazen–

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Lead. Be Resilent–

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Lead. Be Strong–

  • “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank